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Old 12-28-2013, 09:50 AM
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Jazz Special Bridge Replacement

What 4 screw replacement bridges have you used on a Jazz Special? I have 15 basses and never realized the 4 screw pattern. I don't want to redrill? Mine has not failed it just looks like crap.

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Old 12-28-2013, 05:12 PM
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you're talking the '80s P-J deal with the toggle switch and the black neck? all the pics i'm seeing show a regular 5-screw bridge; got a pic?
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Old 12-28-2013, 06:41 PM
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Yes. Toggle switch PJ. It is a four screw bridge. I think it is the same pattern as the Hipshot style B
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Old 12-29-2013, 02:03 AM
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Mine and every Jazz Special I've seen has a Fender 5-hole bent plate in greenish black. I'm guessing what's on there is aftermarket, and pulling it will reveal the stock holes, which would mean easy swap for you.
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I already removed it to put a Babicz bridge and it is 4 holes. I swear..ha. I can send pictures.
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Old 12-29-2013, 12:09 PM
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It is greenish but the paint is coming off. It is not a bent plate, the sides are kind rolled up and thick, like a hipshot B.
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Old 01-01-2014, 11:24 AM
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I can't help with a replacement bridge, but I think I have the same bridge you are describing.

This stock bridge is on a '87 JBS (fretted - E Series)



and this STOCK bridge (4 holes) is on a fretless JBS (G Series)
I have never seen this bridge before and first thought it was after market. But it's original.

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